1846 5c black on buff, positions 9 and 10, each with three large margins, clear at bottom, canceled by red"Paid"straight-line, the stamp at top applied first and tied to lettersheet, the stamp below applied immediately after and struck again with"Paid", the impression ties through paper, and offset above, also on the back of the stamp, matching strikes of"Paid"and"Brattleboro Vt. Feb. 17"cds on 1847 blue folded letter addressed to James H....
Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
By: Cherrystone Auctions
Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
Welcome to our September 17-18 Sale, to be held at our New York City galleries. There are 1,522 lots of rare stamps and postal history of the World, featuring properties of numerous vendors and estates sold by their order. A selection of United States, including the Unique Double Franking Brattleboro Provisional, followed by Austria, Belgium, specialized Carpatho-Ukraine and Baltic Countries, Asia, France and Colonies, Germany and Colonies, Italian Area, specialized Liechtenstein, Spain, South America and Scandinavian countries. There are strong sections of Poland, with numerous ex-Mikulski items, as well as Russia, with rare proofs and essays. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented and there are numerous flight covers of the world, with selections of Zeppelin dispatches. The sale concludes with the usual selection of large lots, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers. Live Internet bidding is available through our website www.cherrystoneauctions.com (via CherrystoneLIVE). A limited number of printed catalogues are available on request. Preview of lots at our 57th Street galleries by appointment.